A highway motel speaks to ideas of privacy and escape, spaces where temporary guests can find resignation, displaced from their past lives in search of something new. Shot on 16mm film, Bullet Time weaves the stories of four characters as they confront their identity within the motel walls – a[…]
An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past With an Academy Award nomination in 2019, the French-Canadian film directed by Marianne Farley turned heads all year with the tender and desiring storyline of[…]
Created for TEDx Sydney’s 10th anniversary, the titles explore the theme of Legacy: wherein the past is preserved and gifted to the future. We store the knowledge of humankind in libraries. We conserve our art in museums and galleries. We hoard the genes of plants and seeds in the Svalbard[…]
In the middle of the night, things tend to stand still. At a lonely highway petrol station, a man struggles with his grip on reality. Confronted by his past, he is faced with a grim revelation.
In the not-too-distant future, an old man works alone in his garage – click-click-clicking the hours away on an old desktop computer. His name is Hugo, and he’s making something… Something great… Today, the not-too-distant future will become the not-too-distant past. Mastered in 4K resolution with spectacular digital effects from[…]
A variety of men must come to terms with their identity when a mysterious journalist shows up and asks them questions about their pasts.
A woman is caught between her ailing father’s memories of a mechanical past and her partner’s fascination with a pulsing image of the future. A mysterious figure is haunted by the loss of his child. We follow them through a fragmented space tinged by mourning and absence, culminating in the[…]
After being reminded of a deeply buried traumatic event from her past, a seemingly content woman in her thirties realizes the ingenuine nature of her existence, and questions if confronting her past is the only way to move forward with her life. Standing face-to-face with the truth, it becomes unclear[…]
A young woman, Iris, finds herself in a foreign city all alone, haunted by her past. She wanders the empty streets, until she meets a young man, Niko, who tries to dig deeper into her bleak past. VIRTAUS is a Finnish short film made by a passionate team of young[…]
When past merges with present, two half brothers get a last chance to say goodbye.